One of the prime processes of steel making is the conversion of coal to coke by burning out the sulphur and other impurities which would otherwise contaminate the steel. At the Teeside Works in the UK it takes place over a period of 17 hours in a number of large coke ovens each holding 28 tonnes of coal.
Heavy duty braking system designs are as diverse as the different industries in which they are employed. From marine and mining to metal working and paper processing, systems are required to perform static, dynamic and emergency braking with precise controlled force. Quality is of the upmost importance in these products as the cost of a short service life can often be extremely high for the end-user.